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Writing Resources Masterlist

The full list of resources RFW has reblogged or shared.

Editing Software

Writing Software

  • WriteRoom (distraction free; $9.99)
  • Scrivener (multi-faceted writing platform; $45)
  • Pages (mac specific writing software; $20.99 with iWork)
  • MS Office for Mac (multiple programs for composing; $150)
  • Google Docs (free online writing)
  • My Writing Nook (online text editor; free)
  • Bubbl.us (online mind map application; free)
  • Freemind (mind map application; free; Windows, Mac, Linux, portable)
  • XMind (mind map application; free; Windows, Mac, Linux, portable)
  • Liquid Story Binder (novel organization and writing software; free trial, $45.95; Windows, portable)
  • SuperNotecard (novel organization and writing software; free trial, $29; Windows, Mac, Linux, portable)
  • yWriter (novel organization and writing software; free; Windows, Linux, portable)
  • JDarkRoom (minimalist text editor; free; Windows, Mac, Linux, portable)
  • AutoRealm (map creation software; free; Windows, Linux with Wine)
  • ZenWriter (free and for $9,95; autosaves; Windows; you can add music; easy to carry on a flashdrive)
  • BigHugeLabs (online; minimalistic; free; auto-saves; you can create and account and see your documents anywhere you log in)
  • More Free Software

Generators

Character Questionnaires

Writing Communities

Organization

World Building

Productivity Boosts and Background Sounds

For more resources, check this tag and this list. Suggest some if you know of any. 


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